Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida Volume 49

Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida Volume 49

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...that he would perfect his right to the whole eighty acres and then convey to defendant his forty, the defendant to pay half of the expenses of obtaining a patent to the land; that said plaintiff further represented to the defendant that he should never be put to any trouble about his forty under the said entry; that he knew he had no moral or legal right to the land in dispute as against defendant, and that defendant should never be dispossessed of his forty, and that plaintiff would do right and tote fair with defendant; that the patent which he might obtain should never be used to dispossess the defendant; that at the time he entered the land he did not know it was the defendant's land, but supposed it was the land of Burton Hunter, aforesaid; that had he known that the land was that of defendant he would not have entered it; that it would be necessary for plaintiff and defendant to make quit-claim deeds back to the railroad company for the lands and receive their money back; that he and defendant would do that and the defendant could use the money obtained in that manner in paying his share of the expenses of perfecting said entry; that defendant, relying upon these false and fraudulent representations, executed back to the said railroad company a quit-claim upon the land in dispute, and the plaintiff also executed to said company a quitclaim for his forty, and the defendant in consequence of said representations on the part of plaintiff as aforesaid refrained from entering any contest for said forty of land, and the plaintiff never thereafter claimed any right or interest in said land until after procuring his patent-for same, when he repudiated his said representations and demanded possession of said land, refusing to accept...
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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 263g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123694416X
  • 9781236944160